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Career Education Center

The Simmons College Career Education Center has been preparing students for successful professional and personal lives for more than 100 years.  The Career Education Center helps undergraduate students, graduate students and alumnae/i develop the skills and knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their careers in preparation for life's work.


Location:  Center for Student Success
Lefavour Building, Ground Floor


Phone: 617.521.2488

Hours:  Monday & Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm, Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30am - 7:00pm

Drop-in hours:
Mon & Tues 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Wed & Thu 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Career counselors are available at other times by appointment.

Career Resources in the Library

The Library has a wide selection of Career Resources on topics such as job hunting, resume writing, graduate school, and careers by discipline.  Find career information targeted to your major in Careers by Subject as well as general career resources, including guides that that can help you to craft a résumé, write a cover letter, learn how to network, and much more in Careers by Topic or try searching one of the online resources below.  You can also browse the Career collection in the Library catalog. The print resources are located on the first floor of the Library.

Career Advice from Vault

Vault Career Intelligence "provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job. Vault’s influential company rankings, ratings and reviews are sourced and verified through ongoing directed surveys of active employees and enrolled students. Whether you are just entering the workforce, making a lateral career move or considering a career change, is more than just reviews, it provides the intelligence you need for the career you want."

Vault's video channel offers short videos that summarize job talks, discuss internships, provide advice for creating resumes as well as interviewing dos and don'ts, and much much more. 

Careers by Subject

Careers by Topic

Recommended Web Resources

There are a lot of great resources on the web where you can find career information.  Hover your mouse over the links to find out what they contain. Have fun exploring!